Hong Kong civil servants are being tasked with buying groceries for thousands of residents who have been quarantined amid the coronavirus epidemic. Photo: Felix Wong Hong Kong civil servants are being tasked with buying groceries for thousands of residents who have been quarantined amid the coronavirus epidemic. Photo: Felix Wong
Hong Kong civil servants are being tasked with buying groceries for thousands of residents who have been quarantined amid the coronavirus epidemic. Photo: Felix Wong

From social work to delivering groceries: Hong Kong civil servants cry foul over role changes amid coronavirus epidemic

  • Union anger after members tasked with buying dragon fruit and pounds of fatty beef for residents stuck in quarantine
  • Government urged to review its guidelines for dealing with outbreak and outsource services staff asked to provide

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Hong Kong civil servants are being tasked with buying groceries for thousands of residents who have been quarantined amid the coronavirus epidemic. Photo: Felix Wong Hong Kong civil servants are being tasked with buying groceries for thousands of residents who have been quarantined amid the coronavirus epidemic. Photo: Felix Wong
Hong Kong civil servants are being tasked with buying groceries for thousands of residents who have been quarantined amid the coronavirus epidemic. Photo: Felix Wong
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